Certificate of Advanced Study in College Counseling (Bridge)

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A 12-credit certificate program for those who already hold a master’s degree in counseling. Provides educational and practical requirements for counselors who wish to work in a college setting.

Admission to the Program

The application process is managed by the Graduate School. The application process includes:

  1. an online graduate application with the student's written objective for entering the program;
  2. all undergraduate and graduate transcripts; and
  3. three letters of recommendation (from an employer, a professor, and a character reference).

Applicants must have a master's degree in counseling.

Program Requirements

Students must meet the College's standards for graduate study.


  • EDC 626 Counseling in College Settings
  • EDC 723 Implementation I: College Counselor
  • EDC 735 Clinical Experience for Implementation I
  • EDC 729 Implementation II: College Counselor

Total: 12 credits